Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy

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Basic Information

Workshop run by: College Courses Online
Location:

Online independent study

Phone Number: 303-905-7332
Registration Website: www.collegecoursesonline.com
Presenter: Dr. Anne Goiran Bevelhimer

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Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy


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Additional Information

Fees: $360 + graduate credit fees
Registration Date: Any day of the year.
Eligible Audience: Educators K-12
Credits Awarded: 3 graduate semester credit hours, or 3 CEU or 5 graduate quarter credit hours or Certificate of Completion from College Courses Online.
Materials:

You will receive a study guide for the course Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy as a pdf sent to you electronically upon completion of your registration. Print options are available at registration.Sample pages and a syllabus are available for preview and dowload on www.collegecoursesonline.com
Required Text:
Calkins, L., Ehrenworth, M., Lehman, C. (2012) Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement. Portsmouth, NH; Heinemann

Workshop Highlights:

New to the Common Core State Standards? Still feeling a little overwhelmed about how to implement the Common Core in your classroom practices? Then you've come to the right class. Combining reading of the primary documents with guidance from Pathways to the Common Core; Accelerating Achievement by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth and Christopher Lehman, and choosing activities from the study guide will help you gain a practical understanding and application of the goals of the CCSS for your grade level. Leave this class feeling empowered.

Description:

Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy is an activty based course focusing on the practical understanding and applicaiton of the goals of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects and your curricumum and instructional practices. Read closely the Common Core State Standards primary documents in conjunction with Pathways to Common Core: Accelerating Achievement (2012) by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, Christopher Lehman. Convert theory to practical application by choosing or creating activities that help you internalize and make the Common Core your own. Invite discussion with others, watch informational videos and tap into resources that support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for ELA & Literacy in your currriculum and instructional practices. Leave this course feeling competent and confident in your ability to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards in your teaching practices.